Karon Beach boasts a wide range of hotels, resorts and guesthouses to suit all budgets from backpackers to luxury seekers. Many people on dive trips are looking for cheaper, simple accommodation, and there are plenty of low budget guesthouses and hotels in Karon close to our office. If you’re looking for more luxury, you’ll find some of Phuket’s finest high quality resorts in Karon too.
If you are looking for good online booking deals, we recommend you look at Agoda.com – the site is easy to use, offers repeat booking discounts and has a very wide choice of hotels. See below for links to some recommended Karon Beach Hotels that you can book online at Agoda.
Please note that Sunrise Divers is not a hotel booking agent, but we can make reservations in high season for our diving guests in a nice family run hotel Karon Place which is right next door to our shop – very convenient for you if you’re booking a trip with us! Local day trips pick up free at Patong, Karon or Kata beaches. Liveaboards will normally pick up for free anywhere unless otherwise stated. If you’re booking a trip and are not sure where the trip departs from and need advice on a suitable hotel location, ask us!
Online booking specialist Agoda (agoda.com) offers a huge choice of hotels in Phuket and all over Thailand. We recommend you try these links for some recommended hotels in the Karon Beach / Kata Beach area not so far from our dive shop location. Check Agoda for a full listing of Phuket Hotels.
Phuket is not all about resorts and fancy hotels. In our area there are many lower priced guesthouses and small hotels. The Pineapple Guesthouse is a great option with private aircon rooms and also a backpackers dormitory – beds about 200 Baht, and is just a stones throw from our dive center in Karon Plaza. The Doolay Hostel is a good new place, right on the beach road. Some other suggested places like the Casa Brazil, Holiday Village, Divers Inn, NB House and more are within a few minutes walk. A few useful links:
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Similan Island Thailand Liveaboards
Dive Race Class E
MV DiveRACE Class E is a new Thailand liveaboard which was launched in April 2015. There are trips to the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock, plus some longer trips that also include Hin Daeng and Hin Muang. She takes 20 divers in 10 cabins, all [...]
Prices starting from 9500 / day
The Similan Explorer has been very popular in 2016-2017 running some interesting 3 - 5 day trips including the Similan and Surin Islands, including a visit to the Moken sea gypsy village at the Surin islands. She takes up to 20 liveaboard divers [...]
Prices starting from 4900 / day
The Dolphin Queen Khao Lak based liveaboard will suit those wanting a lower price Similan Islands trip. If you're backpacking or on a tight budget, this could be the one for you. Despite being a low price, Dolphin Queen is professionally run with [...]
Prices starting from 4950 / day
Diving in Thailand and Myanmar - The luxury liveaboard Diva Andaman runs 6 night trips to the Similan Islands and also trips in the Mergui Archipelago. The boat was completed in 2009 and has been one of our most popular boats. Early booking is su [...]
Prices starting from 16600 / day
MV La Galigo is a traditional Indonesian style 2 mast Phinisi sailboat built of ironwood and teak in Bira, South Sulawesi in 2012. She is running year round trips in Komodo and Raja Ampat. There is space for 14 guests only, with several cabin typ [...]
Prices starting from 400 / day
Mermaid 2 is one of Asia's best known liveaboard boats, running 7 night trips to Komodo and also trips in Raja Ampat at a very reasonable price for such a large and comfortable boat. Everything about the boat is big - cabins, dive deck, relaxatio [...]
Prices starting from 500 / day